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SSAGD: Demystifying the California Dental Board – Risk Management

October 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Demystifying the California Dental Board – Risk Management


Date: Thursday, October 3rd, 2019
Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: Piatti’s Restaurant, Sacramento, CA
Speakers: Eric Wong and Kevin Kurio
CE: 3 Units
$65 AGD Members, $95 Non-AGD
Includes Dinner and Free Parking

Course Description:

Presented by Kevin Kurio DDS, MAGD & Eric Wong, DDS, MAGD, former Dental Experts for the Dental Board of California’s Enforcement Unit & Expert Examiners.

We will be unveiling the practical aspects of practicing dentistry in California, and how this relates to the Dental Board of California.  A summary of the different functions and services of the California Dental Board will be presented.

Course Objectives:

  • To enable course attendees to practice dentistry with a better understanding of the California Dental Practice Act.
  • To practice dentistry with a defensive and proactive philosophy to avoid malpractice claims.
  • To understand the function of the California Dental Board and how this relates to your licensure.

Speakers’ Bio:

Kevin Kurio, DDS, MAGD

Dr. Kurio graduated from University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in 1983 and is in private practice in Rocklin, California. He has served the Dental Board of California as a clinical grading examiner since 2005 and as an expert consultant since 2009. He has reviewed over 1000 cases regarding dental negligence and standard of care complaints.   Dr. Kurio is a Past President of the Sacramento-Sierra AGD.

Eric Wong, DDS, MAGD

Dr. Wong is a graduate of University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry and was in private practice in Sacramento, CA for 20 years.  He is currently a supervising dentist at CSP Solano, where he has worked for 11 years after retiring from private practice.  He is currently the Division Coordinator over Continuing Education and has served on the PACE Council for 6 years, 3 years as the Chairperson. Dr. Wong is also a subject matter expert for DANB’s exam committee. He has served on the California Dental Board as an Expert Examiner, for Dental Licensure, RDAEF-licensure, and RDA licensure.  He provided training for Dental Board staff, as a Dental Consultant.  Dr. Wong has served in the Enforcement division providing Dental Expert testimony and report writing.  Dr. Wong is Past President of the California AGD as well as Sacramento-Sierra AGD.

At our annual dinner we also elect our officers for the coming 2020 year.  Listed below is the slate of officers for 2020.

  1. President:  Dr. Robert Freitas
  2. Treasurer: Dr. Kayee Siu
  3. Secretary: Dr. Rika Prodhan-Ashraf


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October 3, 2019
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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571 Pavilions Ln
Sacramento, CA 95825 United States
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Darrell Chun
(916) 691-1188